Detroit Turbos

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Detroit Turbos
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Team logo
Division National
Played 1989–1994
Home arena Joe Louis Arena
Based in Detroit, Michigan
Colors Purple, Silver, & Black
Championships 1991
Division Championships 1991, 1992

The Detroit Turbos were a member of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1989 to 1994. They were based in Detroit, Michigan. Led by Paul and Gary Gait in their first year in the NLL, the Turbos won the 1991 MILL Championship.[1]

Awards & honors[edit]

Year Player Award
1991 Gary Gait Rookie of the Year
Gary Gait Championship Game MVP

All time Record[edit]

Season Division W-L Finish Home Road GF GA Coach Playoffs Source
1989 N/A 6-2 2nd 3-1 3-1 104 87 Medo Martinello Lost in semifinals [2][3]
1990 N/A 1-7 6th 1-3 0-4 89 111 Medo Martinello Missed playoffs [4][5]
1991 National 8-2 1st 4-1 4-1 184 136 Medo Martinello Won Championship [6][1]
1992 National 6-2 1st 2-2 4-0 140 107 Medo Martinello Lost in division finals [7][8]
1993 National 3-5 2nd 2-2 1-3 109 122 Shane Sanderson Lost in division semifinals [9][10]
1994 National 5-3 2nd 3-1 2-2 94 95 Shane Sanderson Lost in division finals [11][12]
Total 6 seasons 29-21   15-10 14-11 720 658      

Playoff Results[edit]

Season Game Visiting Home
1989 Semifinals New York 9 Detroit 8 (2OT)
1991 Championship Detroit 14 Baltimore 12
1992 Divisional Finals Buffalo 19 Detroit 16
1993 Divisional Semifinals Detroit 5 Boston 18
1994 Divisional Finals Detroit 10 Buffalo 16

Attendance[edit]

Season Attendance
1989 11,496
1990 11,910
1991 7,854
1992 7,512
1993 7,112
1994 4,983

Championships[edit]

Preceded by
Philadelphia Wings
Major Indoor Lacrosse League Champions
1991
Succeeded by
Buffalo Bandits

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Lacrosse League - 1991 Playoffs". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1989 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1989 Playoffs". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1990 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  5. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1990 Playoffs". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1991 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1992 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  8. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1992 Playoffs". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  9. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1993 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  10. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1993 Playoffs". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  11. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1994 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  12. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1994 Playoffs". NLL.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013.